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Independent Journalism

Under Amazon's CIA Cloud: The Washington Post

Norman Solomon | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

News media should illuminate conflicts of interest, not embody them. But the owner of the Washington Post is now doing big business with the Central Intelligence Agency, while readers of the newspaper's CIA coverage are left in the dark.

Chicago NATO Journalists on Twitter You Should Follow

Kyle Hillman | Posted 07.17.2012 | Chicago
Kyle Hillman

Since I am confident law breakers will get plenty of coverage during the NATO protests, here is my growing list of independent Twitter profiles you should be following.

"The Second Time as Farce": Lebanon's Al Akhbar newspaper

Ben S. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben S. Cohen

Marx's observation, proffered in The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, about history repeating itself first as tragedy, then as farce, has been r...

Independence Day and Independent Journalism

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

This Independence Day we need independent journalism more than ever -- as the events leading up to and immediately following the recent resignation of General Stanley McChrystal demonstrate anew.

A (Neglected) Duty to Inform

Elise Crane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Elise Crane

By failing to provide coverage of global events, is the media actively promoting decreased attention to the world around us?

Online Journalism How To Guide: Launch Your Own News Site | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

These bootstrapping indie journalists are learning to run their own small business, including tending to many details they never had to worry about be...

Murdoch's Son: BBC Expansion Is "Chilling," A Threat To Independent Journalism

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

EDINBURGH, Scotland -- The son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch has called the British Broadcasting Corp. a threat to independent journalism. James Mu...